Frugal Kitchen

#CheapskateWhole30: Start Here

#CheapskateWhole30: Start Here

Reading Time: 4 min  Last week we started Whole 30. While I’m a skeptic at best when it comes to fad diets and extreme eating methods, this was a long time coming. Bullet List Backstory No one starts Whole30 just for fun. Although the financial implications of a paleo […]

Pallet Garden: A Cheap Way to Grow Your Own Food

Pallet Garden: A Cheap Way to Grow Your Own Food

Reading Time: 4 min  The last couple years, we’ve had a pallet garden. It started as a way to dabble in gardening without spending a lot of money. Eventually, it turned into 64 square-feet of homegrown tomatoes, cucumbers, snap peas, dandelion greens, zinnias, and a cascade of morning […]

3 Easy Ways to Rock Meatless Meals

3 Easy Ways to Rock Meatless Meals

Reading Time: 2 min  You probably know that serving at least one meatless meal every week will help save you a lot of grocery money over time. Unfortunately, our family members might not be on-board with a plant-based dinner. How do you serve meatless meals and still keep […]

What We Buy At Aldi to Save Money & Eat Healthy

What We Buy At Aldi to Save Money & Eat Healthy

Reading Time: 6 min  This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small compensation if you make a purchase using the links. You can view my full disclosure policy here. One of the most frequent requests I get from you guys is to share our grocery […]

How to Save the Most Money at Aldi

How to Save the Most Money at Aldi

Reading Time: 3 min  I don’t know if my 783 #aldiusa Instagram posts give me away, but I love Aldi. For the past 10 years, this grocery store chain has fed my family extremely well and saved us 30%-50%*on whole, real food. Honestly, I don’t think we could have eaten as […]

5 Ways to Save Money on Real Food with Your Instant Pot

5 Ways to Save Money on Real Food with Your Instant Pot

Reading Time: 2 min  You know that moment when you first open your brand new Instant Pot? (affiliate link) The styrofoam screeches a little as you lift it out of the box, the clouds part, and angels sing choruses about how much easier your kitchen life will be from […]